Books in category Medical – Neuroscience

  • The Root of Thought

    The Root of Thought
    Andrew Koob

    In The Root of Thought, leading neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Koob reveals what we've learned about these remarkable cells, from their unexpected role in information storage to their function as adult stem cells that can keep your brain growing …

  • Toxic Cocktail

    Toxic Cocktail
    Barbara Demeneix

    Children born to women exposed to thyroid-disrupting chemicals have lower IQs and more neurodevelopmental disorders in autism and ADHD, among others.

  • Selective Neurotoxicity

    Selective Neurotoxicity
    Hans Herken, Ferdinand Hucho

    Following the overwhelmingly successful response to the first printing in hardcover, the hottest topics in Selective Neurotoxicity are now available in this special softcover edition".

  • Sensing the Environment Regulation of Local and Global Homeostasis by the Skin s Neuroendocrine System

    Sensing the Environment: Regulation of Local and Global Homeostasis by the Skin’s Neuroendocrine System
    Andrzej T. Slominski, Michal A. Zmijewski, Cezary Skobowiat, Blazej Zbytek, Radomir M. Slominski, Jeffery D. Steketee

    The skin, the body’s largest organ, is strategically located at the interface with the external environment where it detects, integrates and responds to a diverse range of stressors, including solar radiation.

  • Braintrust

    Braintrust
    Patricia S. Churchland

    A key part of the story is oxytocin, an ancient body-and-brain molecule that, by decreasing the stress response, allows humans to develop the trust in one another necessary for the development of close-knit ties, social institutions, and …

  • Culture Communication and Cognition

    Culture, Communication, and Cognition
    James V. Wertsch

    A learner's dictionary and CD-ROM pack, with sounds, pictures and powerful search tools.

  • Integrative Action of the Autonomic Nervous System

    Integrative Action of the Autonomic Nervous System
    Wilfrid Jänig

    This book gives a detailed description of the cellular and integrative organization of the autonomic nervous system, covering both peripheral and central aspects.

  • Audition

    Audition
    Pierre A. Buser, Michel Imbert

    The book's clear, direct style and its more than 180 well-chosen, informative, and easily understood figures make it accessible not only to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the basic and clinical neurosciences but also to …

  • Neuroanatomy of the Oculomotor System

    Neuroanatomy of the Oculomotor System
    Jean A. Büttner-Ennever

    This volume in the Progress in Brain Research series features reviews on the functional neuroanatomy and connectivity of the brain areas involved in controlling eye movements.

  • Neural Engineering

    Neural Engineering
    Chris Eliasmith, Charles H. Anderson

    A synthesis of current approaches to adapting engineering tools to the study of neurobiological systems.

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